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Knieper, Jürgen

Works: 202 works in 634 publications in 7 languages and 4,957 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television mini-series  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Crime films  Internet videos  Educational films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Composer, Musician, Author, Performer, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jürgen Knieper
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

84 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deux anges, Damiel et Cassiel, descendent du ciel à Berlin. Ils peuvent côtoyer les humains sans être vus
Der amerikanische Freund = American friend by Wim Wenders( Visual )

38 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Professional frame maker Johnathan (Bruno Ganz) has been diagnosed with terminal blood disease. A chance encounter with the enigmatic Tom Ripley (Dennis Hopper) offers him a way to ensure a stable future for his family. But as Johnathan embarks on his new and dangerous role, Tom questions his motives for involving his new friend." -- from cover
Deutschland bleich Mutter by Helma Sanders-Brahms( Visual )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in German and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film is set during World War II and follows newlywed Lene, whose young husband, a soldier, is sent to the front lines. Lene discovers that she is pregnant and is forced to take her child on a journey across the war-ravaged countryside ... Lene ... is by turns brave and foolhardy, resourceful and resilient, facing a bleak future with fierce determination"--Container
The promise by Margarethe von Trotta( Visual )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in German and English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East-Berlin, 1961, shortly after the erection of the Wall. Konrad, Sophie and three of their friends plan a daring escape to Western Germany. The attempt is successful, except for Konrad, who remains behind. From then on, and for the next 28 years, Konrad and Sophie will attempt to meet again, in spite of the Iron Curtain. Konrad, who has become a reputed astrophysicist, tries to take advantage of scientific congresses outside Eastern Germany to arrange encounters with Sophie. But in a country where the political police, the Stasi, monitors the moves of all suspicious people (such as Konrad's sister Barbara and her husband Harald), preserving one's privacy, ideals and self-respect becomes an exhausting fight, even as the Eastern block begins its long process of disintegration
Falsche Bewegung = Wrong move by Wim Wenders( Visual )

24 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an aimless writer who leaves his hometown to find himself and winds up befriending a group of other travelers. Seeking inspiration to help him escape his creative funk, he instead discovers the limits of attempts to refashion one's identity
Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter by Wim Wenders( Visual )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ein Fußballtormann fällt nach einem Platzverweis aus den Zusammenhängen des normalen Lebens und der herkömmlichen Kommunikation, tötet eine Kinokassiererin und wird zum passiven Zuschauer seines Schicksals. Wim Wenders benutzt Muster der Kriminalgeschichte und des Hollywoodthrillers, um über Wahrnehmungsformen zu reflektieren. Die genaue Beobachtung von alltäglichen Vorgängen und Details enthüllt den latenten Schrecken des scheinbar Selbstverständlichen." []
River's edge by Tim Hunter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on an actual event, a close-knit group of teenagers discover that one of their own has killed his girlfriend. Emotionally ill-prepared, they struggle to differentiate between friendship and responsibility
Das Leben ist eine Baustelle by Wolfgang Becker( Visual )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in German and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Berlin in winter: the young worker Jan Nebel accidentally finds himself in the midst of a street battle between demonstrators and the police; he loses his job and gets a fine. His father dies and Jan and his new friend Vera watch over him. Jan is afraid to go for an AIDS test because of what it might reveal. A provocative and sometimes comic film about the city's young generation."--Container cover text
Thomas Mann : the magic mountain by Thomas Mann( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in German and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans Castorp visits his consumptive cousin in a sanitorium on a Swiss mountain. It is 1907. The visit lasts seven years. He becomes enchanted by this magic world and remains until the outbreak of the first World War
The State of things by Wim Wenders( Visual )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friedrich (Patrick Bauchau), a Swiss director is in the middle of shooting an impressionistic film about six survivors of the nuclear holocaust when the film stock suddenly runs out. He is forced to go to Hollywood in search of a film producer (Allen Goorwitz) who is an erratic genius ceaselessly roaming the LA streets throughout the night
The scarlet letter by Wim Wenders( Visual )

18 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Salem, Nouvelle-Angleterre, XVIIe siècle. Esther Prynne, qui vit seule depuis la disparition de son mari, met au monde un enfant adultère. Elle devra porter une lettre rouge, marque de son infamie, puisqu'elle refuse de divulguer le nom de son amant. Celui-ci, qui ne s'est jamais identifié, vit de plus en plus difficilement sa lâcheté face à la dignité d'Esther. Lorsque son mari réapparaît, il n'est plus obsédé que par son désir de vengeance
Wings of desire : a film by Wim Wenders by Jürgen Knieper( Recording )

2 editions published in 1989 in No Linguistic content and Multiple languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lisbon story by Wim Wenders( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chiamato a Lisbona dall'amico regista Friedrich che vi sta girando un documentario muto e in bianconero, il fonico Philip trova una casa vuota dove rimangono soltanto le pizze del materiale girato. Non gli rimane che andarsene in giro per Lisbona, registrare suoni, ascoltare la musica del quintetto dei Madredeus e innamorarsi della loro cantante
Tuvalu by Veit Helmer( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young dreamer whose blind father runs the bathhouse has convinced his father that the bathhouse is filled with customers. His brother is a ruthless industrialist who wants to destroy the building and erect a futuristic city in its place. But that struggle is soon replaced by the movie's dominant storyline, Anton's falling in love with a beautiful 18-year-old girl. Aside from a few random words, the film is without dialogue, a silent film with choral accompaniment
Ute Lemper sings Kurt Weill by Kurt Weill( Recording )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in German and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs and excerpts from musicals and operas ; sung in German, English and French
Il cielo sopra Berlino by Wim Wenders( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in Italian and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Due angeli, Daniel e Cassiel, mescolandosi con visti tra la popolazione di Berlino, scoprono che la tristezza diffusa è dovuta alla incapacità degli umani di comunicare. Un problema simile si pone a Daniel che si innamora di una trapezista da cui non può nemmeno esser visto perchè è puro spirito. Ma un ex angelo lo aiuterà a diventare un semplice mortale e a farsi così amare dalla donna. (Mereghetti)
La bionda( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Italian and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Tommasso is driving through the streets of Milan, he knocks down a blonde woman with his car, causing her to go into shock and she loses her memory completely. Soon he falls madly in love with her and she seems to return his feelings. One day her memory returns and so does her strange and shadowy past. She disappears into the night and back into her world, only to have Tommasso's sudden appearance jeopardize her plans and puts both their lives at risk
Der Stand der Dinge = The state of things = L'état des choses by Wim Wenders( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé : Au Portugal, dans un hôtel dévasté par une tempête, une équipe de cinéma tourne The Survivors, le remake d'un film de science-fiction des années cinquante. Mais le producteur disparaît soudain sans laisser d'argent, et le tournage doit être arrêté. La consternation fait place au desoeuvrement, puis a l'attente
L'amico americano by Dennis Hopper( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basat en: Ripley's game / Patricia Highsmith
Ute Lemper performs Kurt Weill by Kurt Weill( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 in German and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Thomas Mann : the magic mountain
Alternative Names
Jürgen Knieper compositeur allemand

Jürgen Knieper compositor alemán

Jürgen Knieper deutscher Komponist von Filmmusik

Jürgen Knieper Duitse componist van filmmuziek

Jürgen Knieper German composer

Jürgen Knieper tysk komponist

Jürgen Knieper tysk kompositör

Knieper, Jurgen

Юрген Книпер немецкий композитор

יירגן קְניפּר שחקן גרמני

يورغن كنيبر

يورغن كنيبر ملحن ألماني

위르겐 크니퍼